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Jun 15, 2021audrianaloves rated this title 2 out of 5 stars
Unfortunately I could not connect with the main character making it very hard to finish the book. I have no idea why people say this is a comedy. To each their own, I guess!
Jun 13, 2021LoganLib_Sheridan rated this title 4.5 out of 5 stars
This book is hilarious but also interestingly deep. Gail makes some very interesting and hilarious observations about societal expectations. The contrast between Eleanor and Raymond or indeed any 'normal' person is quite…
May 28, 2021Stéphanie_biblio rated this title 5 out of 5 stars
Was not expecting to love this book, but I couldn't put this book down! Eleanor's narration of every interaction gives us a look into her personality, past and way of perceiving life. Loved the characters of Raymond and his mother. Can't…
May 13, 2021ezucchini90 rated this title 5 out of 5 stars
Loved this book. It is an easy, fun read that is insightful and at times hilarious, especially when social rituals usually taken for granted are seen through the lens of someone to whom they don’t come naturally. It deals with trauma in an…
May 13, 2021
It was a little slow to start but I found myself enjoying it more as the book progresses. Good read overall
May 07, 2021SamaraM_0 rated this title 5 out of 5 stars
I was stunned by the humor and sadness all playing into one. I cried at least twice. Great read!
Apr 21, 2021TEENREVIEWBOARD rated this title 5 out of 5 stars
Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine has seriously blown me away. The story follows our eccentric protagonist Eleanor who explores her mental health whilst coming to terms with a traumatic past. I really like how Eleanor’s character offers…
Apr 03, 2021
I almost didn't finish this book. I completely agree with Maipenrai's comments. The repressed memories were interesting, but they unrolled too slowly & I was losing interest in unlikeable & annoying Eleanor. At least it ended better, so…
Mar 27, 2021khristinemarcinowski rated this title 3.5 out of 5 stars
Eleanor Oliphant is completely fine was an oddly comforting book to read. This book took me by surprise by how much I came to adore the slice-of-life style narrative of the story. We got to slowly unravel Eleanor's traumatic past as she…
Mar 12, 2021WPL_Erin rated this title 3 out of 5 stars
Interesting read! You just want to give poor Eleanor a hug the entire time, but I liked it.
Mar 11, 2021maipenrai rated this title 3.5 out of 5 stars
Eleanor Oliphant is not completely fine. This novel is an excellent description of the gradual revelation of repressed memories and how abused humans find ways to reproduce abuse to master it or because they know nothing different.…
Feb 02, 2021VaughanPLDaniela rated this title 4 out of 5 stars
Eleanor Oliphant is a quirky young woman who prefers evenings of solitude and weekends of frozen pizza and vodka. All of that changes when an elderly man collapses in front of Eleanor and her co-worker Raymond. What follows is a story…
Jan 18, 2021michellecharris rated this title 4 out of 5 stars
Ugly duckling becomes an almost swan. So hard not to want nothing but good for Eleanor. Sweet story that makes you feel good. Another good beach read.
Dec 06, 2020VaughanPLTiziana rated this title 4 out of 5 stars
A good, enjoyable read. Eleanor Oliphant, the interesting, socially clueless protagonist, has had a difficult upbringing and struggles with mental health, depression, and past trauma. This book delves into these subjects and is packed full…
Dec 02, 2020JennGill rated this title 4.5 out of 5 stars
This was a great book ... i binge-read it in one weekend. The only thing i would like to see differently is the ending. It was a bit dry and felt hastily put together in the end. But otherwise, fantastic!
Nov 27, 2020cbailey001 rated this title 4.5 out of 5 stars
Loved the characters, but then I am a sucker for lost souls finding friends.
Nov 18, 2020Ktette rated this title 5 out of 5 stars
Eleanor is socially awkward and learns to love. Great book.
Nov 01, 2020kwsmith rated this title 5 out of 5 stars
Miss Eleanor Oliphant is a young woman struggling with several different mental disorders. But don't worry; she's completely fine! Of course, she finds all forms of social contact distasteful which creates unusual problems whenever she is…
Oct 30, 2020mmyjer20 rated this title 5 out of 5 stars
I loved this book. I loved how witty the author was. I loved the story. I didn't figure a main thing until the very end! I love when that happens. I like how it ended. Highly recommend.
Oct 28, 2020JCLHelenH rated this title 4 out of 5 stars
Eleanor has secrets, is not completely fine, and somehow utterly charming.
Oct 16, 2020ArapahoeJulia rated this title 4.5 out of 5 stars
Eleanor felt relatable and totally tugged on my heart strings. Her character is very much the heart and soul of this book, which means this novel is perfect for the character-driven reader!
Oct 13, 2020Alpha_zzz rated this title 3 out of 5 stars
I suppose when a book gets such high reviews, you think it’s going to blow you over. The expectations were too high on this book, in my opinion. Mostly because Eleanor was not a relatable person. Despite her “quirks”, which most…
Oct 13, 2020plattsla rated this title 5 out of 5 stars
Eleanor Oliphant struggles with navigating the social world, but when she meets Raymond from IT everything changes. An accident makes Eleanor an unexpected heroine and she and Raymond set off on a journey of self-discovery and…
Aug 24, 2020
I am so sad that this audio book came to an end! It's the best book of my summer so far. I will be thinking of Eleanor and Raymond for a long while.
Aug 14, 2020kwhitebaker rated this title 5 out of 5 stars
One of the very best books I've ever read. Devastating and beautiful. You can't help rooting for Eleanor!